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NTCA offers opportunities for rural telecom professionals to gain new knowledge, expand their professional network and strengthen their connections within their organization and industry.

Our events and education programs are available in a variety of formats, from in-person interactions at conferences to webinars so you can explore new ways to lead your team, overcome challenges and drive organizational success.



Fall Conference

September 16-19, 2018
Seattle, WA

The NTCA Fall Conference is an opportunity for directors, telco executives and key employees to learn about industry and regulatory updates with a focus on management and leadership strategies. The Fall Conference occurs approximately six months after the Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & Expo and serves as a midpoint opportunity for refreshers on technology and discussions of hot topics via roundtable sessions. Attendees also engage in multiple networking events and attend fundraising events hosted by the NTCA Rural Broadband PAC and the Foundation for Rural Services. 


Make plans to attend any NTCA events.  Make great connections, get inspired and be energized by professionals who understand the challenges you face.  CALENDAR OF EVENTS 


NTCA hosts a number of live and interactive online events throughout the year including Policy Talk and Facebook Live.  These online events give you the opportunity to connect directly with your association  on industry hot topics that impact your business. 

Online Learning

Learn anytime, anywhere with a variety of online learning opportunities to keep you up to date on industry topics, products, services and solutions. Explore topics, learn from experts and interact with participants during one of many scheduled Webinars. Get on-demand access to a library of curated sessions with Live Learning Center. Get the answers you need from your peers on the NTCA Listservs and engage directly with association experts on NTCA Live.


Professional Development

Ensure you and your staff stay ahead of industry standards and trends by participating in the NTCA Certificate Program and Specialty Programming. These programs allow telco professionals to earn credits and continuing education units at the many learning opportunities during NTCA events throughout the year. 


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